CDEV 032A - Early Childhood Education Practicum-Field Experience - Units 3

Prerequisites: CDEV-031A Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children and CDEV-031B Introduction to ECE Curriculum each with a grade of "C" or better or.

Corequisites: CDEV-031B Introduction to ECE Curriculum.

Limitations on Enrollment: Title 22 Requires TB Clearance within last 12 months.

Advisories: ENG-079 with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is designed to prepare students to teach in various types of early childhood education programs. A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment, and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement, and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. (CSU)